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Interstate Bridge

Connects Portland and Vancouver via Interstate 5, Vancouver, WA 98660
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Slow traffic but still interesting

We were leaving Portland and were heading to Seattle. We had to pass this bridge and then we had... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
Try to avoid this bridge anytime but mid-day

The traffic on this old bridge is terrible. I will often drive out of my way to go over the 205... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
zentraveler007
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Lebanon, Oregon
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  • Average37%
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Connects Portland and Vancouver via Interstate 5, Vancouver, WA 98660
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were leaving Portland and were heading to Seattle. We had to pass this bridge and then we had pretty bad traffic. Then it finally cleared and we then realized why. It was because we were passing the Interstate Bridge. We don’t know if traffic...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The traffic on this old bridge is terrible. I will often drive out of my way to go over the 205 bridge instead.

Thank zentraveler007
Reviewed 28 July 2017

For me--at the times I travel--several times a week--the travels from southern Washington to northern Oregon and back are smooth and quick. The condition of the roads are ok and I have not been bothered with stalls due to accidents or bridge rising for boats....More

Thank Ray Y
Reviewed 21 July 2017

A unique way to experience the width of the Columbia river and get glimpse of what happens when bridge is opened for ships.

Thank irenebT18964Y
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have lived in Vancouver for 15 years, and finally took my first walk over this bridge. It was interesting to view the river and Mt. Hood from the bridge.

1  Thank Wolfwoman64
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We passed it today when we were heading to Vancouver, I haven't seen many bridges in my life but I liked it.

Thank Graice C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Portland and Vancouver are like Minneapolis and St Paul only in two different states. The bridge is fun to experience as you go across and realize half your car is one state and the other in another.

1  Thank joshinnorthGA
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This Bridge is a 100 years old. Extreme traffic backups almost 8 hours a day It is an Interstate highway, It can take an hour or more during rush hours to go 10 miles

1  Thank Gale B
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This bridge recently reached 100 years of age. We had the good fortune to be on the Vancouver Renaissance Trail when it was opened to allow barge traffic to pass. Or course drivers on I-5 were probably not as pleased. I understand the span opens...More

1  Thank Greg D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Again our elected leaders have failed us. Millions spend on needless studies. They could have fixed this problem by now. I try to avoid this rout and now mostly use I205. I traveled across this bridge most of my life. It is always dangerous and...More

2  Thank Singlelarity
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